Waiting For Your Return

Waiting For Your Return – 11 x 14 inch acrylic on stretched canvas This is the second painting I started at the portrait workshop I attended earlier this month with Jeanne-Marie Webb, at Kara Bullock’s studio. I completely fell in love with this painting. She is inspired by the Renaissance portraits of the past, and…

Portrait of Lucia

Portrait of Lucia – 8 x 10 inch acrylic on Raymar Feather Lite panel I started this painting earlier this month, when I was at a fantastic class in Southern California, at Kara Bullock’s studio. It was being taught by an artist I knew only online. To be able to meet her in person, and…

Portrait of Rafaella

July has been an awesome month of painting! From online classes to live workshops, I’ve really enjoyed learning new things and getting more confidence with portraits. Portrait of Rafaella – 8 x 10 inch acrylic on Raymar art panel It’s all about changing the angles lately…and I have to say this angle might be the…

Follow Your Dreams

Follow Your Dreams – 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand gessobord Another portrait, working on this “looking down” angle. I am always happy to paint red headed ladies…and I have a habit of adding flowers to a lot of my portraits too! The background was an experiment with acrylics and inks, and I…

Summer Dreaming

Summer Dreaming – 8 x 10 inch acrylic and collage on Ampersand gessobord   I am still enjoying my Let’s Face It 2017 class. Every week there is a new teacher with videos, incorporating either new techniques or showing how to tackle difficult angles. This week we learned more about “looking down” which can be…

Portrait of Rosamonde

Portrait of Rosamonde – 8 x 10 inch acrylic on Raymar professional art panel I took a short break from painting, after making those six large portraits to show at the beauty salon. But I came back recharged and ready to paint again…with a lot of color! The idea for this portrait, came initially from…

Where Flowers Bloom

“Where Flowers Bloom” is an 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on stretched canvas. (SOLD, thank you!) This is my second painting of a portrait such as this, with half a face showing…I love the unexpected nature of it, her peeking over the canvas like that. She’s another Frida inspired painting. And of course, you…